Scaredman Recreation Site

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RESERVATION ONLY - NO FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVE AVAILABILITY WHEN INDICATED AT SITE 

Off the beaten path, this minimally developed campground along Canton Creek features riverside picnic sites, drinking water spigots, and a vault restroom facility. Nearby, there are several outstanding undeveloped swimming holes along both Canton and Steamboat Creeks. Canton Creek and Steamboat Creek are closed to all angling. Just 3 miles downstream from Scaredman, the North Umpqua River offers world-class fly-fishing.

Recreation

Picnicing, relaxing, and swimming are the primary recreation activites taking place at Cavitt Creek Recreation Site. 

Fishing and whitewater rafting activites can take place just 3 miles downstream on the North Umpqua River.

Facilities

Scaredman has 10 campsites with tables and fire rings. Drinking water is available from spigots within the campground and a vault toilet on site. Campers will also have access to the riverside day-use area.

Natural Features

The recreation site is remote in heavily wooded area of different species. The campground and day-use area are at 1390' along a creek and many waterfalls, rivers, and forests are in the surrounding region.

Nearby Attractions

Within a short drive from the campground you can have opportunities for day of rafting on the North Umpqua, fishing, hiking, viewing waterfalls, or driving along the Rogue - Umpqua National Scenic Byway. Just 3 miles downstream from Canton Creek is Steamboat Creek, a short tributary of the North Umpqua River, that can provide many opportunites for swimming.

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